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    Garhwal Diary; an affair with Bhullas at Lansdowne

    The year-end holiday window presented me with a much-needed opportunity to rekindle my affair with Himalayas. Fortunately, this time, my visit to an oft-overlooked region uphill of Bhabhar belt of Pauri Garhwal was pedantically hosted by a family friend who…

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    Butter Tea at the ancient Karsha Gompa

    The following is a page entry from On Road through the trans-Himalayan Region. To read complete travel memoirs and trip report, please visit here. Chapter 17 of 22 Previous Post                          …

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    The longest night

    The following is a page entry from On Road through the trans-Himalayas. To read complete travel memoirs and trip report, please visit here. Chapter 10 of 22 Previous Post                       …

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    Mooning with the Highway to Tibet

    The following is a page entry from On Road through the trans-Himalayas. To read complete travel memoirs and trip report, please visit here. Chapter 3 of 22 Previous Post                       …

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Book Talk: Darra Darra Himalaya

Adventure travel writing in Hindi language does not occupy much space in travel and adventure section of bookshelves as most travellers prefer to write in English language for its wider acceptance globally. Although, many would-be adventurers are increasingly taking up…

Book Talk: Inner Line Pass

The book Inner Line Pass is a travel account of the author Umesh Pant who spent two unforgettable weeks in the Himalayan paradise on his trek to the Adi Kailash region located in eastern Kumaon. Occupying the easternmost wedge of…

Book Talk: The Epic of Mount Everest

The series of expeditions undertaken by the British in the early 1920s to stand atop the Mount Everest had globally spawned interest towards the mountain. Even as the expeditions resulted in thirteen deaths including those of the then celebrity mountaineers…

Gadget and Gear Talk: Sandisk Sansa Clip+ Music player and Yuin Pk3 earphones

For me, travel and music are conjointly associated. Notwithstanding the mode of travel, good music always accompanies me. Long after a trip gets over, each track transports me back to relive that particular experience. My preferred music that accompanied me…

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Gadget and Gear Talk: Sony 10,000 mAh Power Bank

I am surely not a gadget freak but travelling certainly becomes more productive and convenient with the help of technology. The intent behind discussing gadgetry here is to help you make an informed choice, through my own experiences, when it…

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